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Weekly Recap: Alita, Happy Death Day, Fighting with My Family & More!

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After years of development and a couple release date changes, Alita: Battle Angel finally arrives in theaters and the good news is that it's a lot of fun. I don't see it breaking any box office records, but it's a solid sci-fi feature. Also out, the sequel to the slasher-comedy Happy Death Day, which dials down the slasher and adds to the comedy. Fighting With My Family arrives in limited release as well, and it has plenty of heart to share with audiences. At home, you get the worst best picture nominee this year, and some other flicks worth checking out. The Walking Dead is back and I have a new review of it here. Lastly, be sure to check out our very entertaining Lego Movie 2podcast. Enjoy!

In Theaters Now:
Alita: Battle Angel - https://weliveentertainment.com/welivefilm/review-action-visuals-soar-alita-battle-angel/ (Visually spectacular)
Happy Death Day 2U - https://weliveentertainment.com/welivefilm/review-happy-death-day-2u-gets-lost-time/ (Trades up horror for full-on sc…

Out Now 351: The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part

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This week's Out Now with Aaron and Abe has the guys determining whether or not everything is still awesome. Aaron and Abe are joined by the boys from Initial Reaction Presents Tavern Talk, Philip Price and Charles Browder to discuss The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part. Plenty of fun to be had in this epic crossover episode. Among topics covered, we have a fun round of Know Everybody (7:00), Out Now Quickies™ (12:02), some Trailer Talk for Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw(28:22), the main review (39:32), a Game (1:15:15), and Out Now Feedback (1:27:23). We then wrap things up (1:42:50) and have some bloopers (1:58:19) following this week's closeout song. So now, if you've got an hour or so to kill…
You can also find links to the episode at AudioBoomor Spotify. Subscribe via iTunes HERE

Weekly Recap: The Lego Movie 2, The Prodigy, Everybody Knows & More!

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It would appear that on the week of release of The Lego Movie 2 I can say that everything is mostly awesome. The animated sequel delivers the goods that audiences are hoping for. A horror movie focused on a creepy kid isn't half bad, and the Oscar-nominated short films have made their way to theaters, which is always a worthwhile trip. Plus, many of the Best Picture nominees are still out. On the home side, I have new Blu-ray reviews for Widowsand The Sisters Brothers, among other films, which are well worth your time. Plenty of other articles to check out as well. Lastly, we put together a great commentary track for Sin City, so feel free to enjoy that one as well. Thanks for reading and listening!

In Theaters Now:
The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part - https://weliveentertainment.com/welivefilm/review-lego-movie-builds-snappy-sequel/ (Everything Is Still Awesome)
The Prodigy - https://weliveentertainment.com/welivefilm/review-prodigy-reveals-decent-omen/ (A decent creepy kid movie)
Oscar…

Out Now Commentary: Sin City (2005)

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This month’s Out Now with Aaron and Abe commentary track has the gang walking down the streets of Sin City. With the upcoming release of Robert Rodriguez’s Alita: Battle Angel, Aaron and Abe were joined by Brandon Peters, Jim Dietz, and Peter Paras to go over the ambitious and very stylized cinematic adaptation of Frank Miller’s pulp graphic novels. The stylish film and ensemble cast allows for plenty of discussion concerning the production, where these actors were at, the influences from other films and on other films, along with the career paths of Rodrigues and others. Listen in to enjoy plenty of facts, stories, fun, and other tangents all connected to this universe of Sin City.So now, if you’ve got an hour to kill…
You can also find links to the episode at AudioBoomor Spotify.  Subscribe via iTunes HERE

Weekly Recap: Arctic, The Lego Movie 2 & More!

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We're a week away from a lot of non-stop weeks worth of big releases, but at least Arctic is here to chill us out. The Mads Mikkelsen survival thriller is pretty great and I have a full review for it. Also up is my early review for The Lego Movie 2. Reviews are still here for all the Best Picture nominees in theaters now. I have a few more recent articles as well, along with our podcast for the week. Enjoy!
In Theaters Now:
Arctic - https://weliveentertainment.com/welivefilm/review-mads-mikkelsen-fights-arctic-entertainment/ (Mads Mikkelsen takes on the snow)
Early Review: The Lego 2: The Second Part - https://weliveentertainment.com/welivefilm/review-lego-movie-builds-snappy-sequel/ (Everything Is Still Awesome)
Best Picture Noms Still In Theaters:
BlacKkKlansman - https://weliveentertainment.com/welivefilm/review-blackkklansman-fights-power-still/
A Star Is Born - https://weliveentertainment.com/welivefilm/review-gaga-shines-cooper-croons-star-born/
Green Book - https://weliveentertainme…

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